Santosh Abraham, Saishankar Nandagopalan, Sanjiv Nanda: Method and apparatus for flow control of data in a mesh network. QUALCOMM Incorporated, Charles E Eggers, December 10, 2013: US08605579 (142 worldwide citation)

Flows admitted to a mesh node may be controlled through contention access parameters. The admitting node may determine a desired transmission opportunity duration, and a transmission opportunity frequency. Furthermore, the node may achieve the flow rate and delay bound requirements of the admitted f ...

Jay R Walton, Mark S Wallace, Steven J Howard: Method and apparatus for allocating downlink resources in a multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) communication system. Qualcomm Incorporated, Howard Seo, Charles E Eggers, March 15, 2011: US07907972 (96 worldwide citation)

Techniques to schedule downlink data transmission to a number of terminals in a wireless communication system. In one method, one or more sets of terminals are formed for possible data transmission, with each set including a unique combination of one or more terminals and corresponding to a hypothes ...

Min Dong, Alexei Gorokhov, Tingfang Ji: Orthogonal resource reuse with SDMA beams. QUALCOMM Incorporated, Dmitry Romanovich Milikovsky, Charles E Eggers, October 11, 2011: US08036669 (24 worldwide citation)

A wireless communication system can implement beamforming across multiple omni-directional antennas to create beams at different spatial directions. The communication system can arrange the beams in sets, with each set arranged to provide substantially complete coverage over a predetermined coverage ...

Sandip Sarkar: Congestion control in a wireless data network. Qualcomm Incorporated, S Hossain Beladi, Charles E Eggers, February 9, 2010: US07660282 (21 worldwide citation)

Techniques for congestion control are disclosed. In one embodiment, a base station allocates a shared resource using a combination of zero or more individual grants and zero or more common grants, and generates a busy signal in response to loading conditions that exceed a pre-determined level. In an ...

Nagabhushana Sindhushayana, Peter John Black, Rashid Ahmed Akbar Attar: Method and apparatus for determining power required for data transmission in communication systems. Qualcomm, Jian Ma, Charles E Eggers, April 6, 2010: US07693213 (20 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for estimating a transmission power required for data transmission in a communication system are disclosed. A terminal determines a quality metric of a communication link, over which data are to be transmitted, and modifies the determined quality metric by a quality metric marg ...

Sanjiv Nanda, Shravan K Surineni, Jay Rodney Walton: Multiple frequency band operation in wireless networks. Qualcomm Incorporated, Dmitry R Milikovsky, Charles E Eggers, July 19, 2011: US07983298 (17 worldwide citation)

Embodiments for bandwidth allocation methods, detecting interference with other systems, and/or redeploying in alternate bandwidth are described. Higher bandwidth channels may be deployed at channel boundaries, which are a subset of those for lower bandwidth channels, and may be restricted from over ...

Alexei Gorokhov, Aamod Khandekar, Ravi Palanki: Signal transmission in a wireless communication system. QUALCOMM Incorporated, Charles E Eggers, April 17, 2012: US08159928 (15 worldwide citation)

Interference management is provided through use of a user-based interference control and/or a network-based interference control. For user-based interference control, the terminals are informed of the inter-sector interference observed by the neighbor sectors and can adjust their transmit powers acc ...

Ayman Fawzy Naguib: Beamspace-time coding based on channel quality feedback. QUALCOMM Incorporated, Charles E Eggers, March 11, 2014: US08670504 (14 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for increasing diversity gain at a receiver by applying beamforming to transmit diversity space-time coded signals. A transmit signal is space-time coded over a plurality of space-time antenna groups, with each space-time antenna group associated with a specific space-time code ...

Gokhan Mergen, Subramanya P Rao, Jonathan Sidi: Methods for determining decoding order in a MIMO system with successive interference cancellation. QUALCOMM Incorporated, Charles E Eggers, December 18, 2012: US08335286 (14 worldwide citation)

Certain aspects provide a method for determining decoding order and reconstruction weights for decoded streams to be cancelled in a MIMO system with successive interference cancellation, based on estimates of the channel characteristics, the received composite signal and parameters of the system.

Dilip Krishnaswamy, Pooja Aggarwal, Robert S Daley, Martin Renschler, Patrik Lundqvist: Method and system for message value calculation in a mobile environment. QUALCOMM Incorporated, Charles E Eggers, December 1, 2015: US09203912 (13 worldwide citation)

Methods and systems for determining a suitability for a mobile client to display information are disclosed. A particular exemplary method includes generating a first value for a first targeted content message based on at least a first weighted sum of first user profile attributes, a user profile att ...